Close races for state senator and representative in primary Tuesday

There were close races for both state senate and representative in the August 4 general election. For state senator for District 33, Karla Eslinger edged out Robert Ross for the Republican nomination. Eslinger received 12,701 votes (37.12%) and Ross, 12,559 (36.70%), in unofficial totals from the secretary of state’s office. Van Kelly received 8,958 votes…

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Whetstine Farms recognized as Missouri Century Farm

The 2020 Texas County Century Farm recipients were recognized Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Texas County Fair. Eric Meusch, Extension agriculture instructor, along with Texas County Commissioner John Casey presented the 2020 certificates to James, Jeff, Jonathan and Justin Whetstine of Cabool and Roy and Shellie Ogden of Licking. These latest additions bring the…

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Over $16,000 raised in support of law enforcement

  The community has shown support for local law enforcement in a big way, donating over $16,000 as of Monday afternoon. And the donations are still coming in. It is all part of a month-long fundraiser coordinated by Tonia and Vance Collins to enable Cabool Police Department and Texas County Sheriff’s Department to purchase ballistic…

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YMCA offering Monday childcare when school year starts

Cabool School District will be operating with a four-day school week when classes start Tuesday, August 25. When the change to a four-day school week was discussed with parents last spring, some parents expressed concern about childcare for their children on Mondays, when the school is not in session. The Cabool branch of Ozarks Family…

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Several school staff positions filled by board

Several staff positions were filled for the 2020-21 school year by Cabool Board of Education during a closed session held Tuesday, July 28. Shereen Pettit was employed as a special education teacher at the high school. Hired as a pre-kindergarten teacher was Rebecca Smotherman. Nicholas Larson and Victoria Sigman were hired as elementary school special…

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Recycle route to run Wednesday

The City of Cabool’s curbside recycling route will run Wednesday, August 12. The route runs on the second Wednesday of each month. Items accepted for recycling include aluminum, metal cans, and bound or bagged paper and cardboard. For more information on how to participate in this free service, contact Cabool City Hall, 618 Main, 962-3136.

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CHS cheerleaders excel at recent camp

On July 13-15 the Cabool Bulldog football cheer squad attended UCA Cheer Camp. The squad worked on game day material, dances, drills for skills, team bonding, pyramids and stunting. Eight Cabool cheerleaders tried out for the UCA All-American squad. Vanessa Kentner, Olivia Weller, Dalila Cannon and Matty Cannon made the All-American squad and have been…

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William R. “Rudy” Grice, 89 – Passed August 3, 2020

 William R. “Rudy” Grice, 89, of Houston, Missouri, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020, at Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Missouri. He was born on January 22, 1931, in Pelican, Louisiana, the son of William R. and Annie (Williams) Grice. Rudy was a decorated U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, serving with the 1st Infantry Division.…

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Tammy Louise Barnes, 52 – Passed July 30, 2020

Tammy Louise (Bradshaw) Barnes, daughter of the late Carl Lee Bradshaw and Mary Louise (Blackmon) Bradshaw, was born February 15, 1968, in Mansfield, Missouri, and passed away suddenly July 30, 2020, at Cox Health in Springfield, Missouri. She was 52 years, five months, and 15 days of age. Tammy grew up in the Norwood, Missouri,…

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Bulldog/Tiger alumni football game August 8

A football game between alumni of Cabool High School and Houston High School will be held Saturday, August 8, at Houston. Kickoff will be at 7:00 p.m. Admission will be $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. Concessions will also be available. Money raised will go to the Cabool and Houston football programs. For more…

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